After losing to highly ranked North Carolina 3-1 over the weekend, the UMaine field hockey teams actually climbs a spot in the national poll, up to #19.

The NFHCA Coaches poll may have rewarded the Black Bears for the UNC game while UAlbany fell in the poll, from 17th down to 20th.

Maine is 6-2 with the two losses to #5 North Carolina and #9 BU.

Next on the schedule for the Bears - Saturday at Northeastern and Sunday at Harvard.

Check out the national top-20 poll...

RANK SCHOOL RECORD POINTS PREVIOUS
1 Syracuse (25) 7-0 834 1
2 Duke (12) 8-0 822 2
3 UConn (4) 7-0 782 5
4 Penn State (3) 8-0 757 4
5 North Carolina 6-2 692 3
6 Maryland 5-2 601 7
7 Louisville 7-1 569 6
8 Michigan 6-1 544 8
9t Boston College 4-3 444 18
9t Boston University 7-0 444 9
11 Northwestern 6-2 413 15
12 Delaware 6-2 352 12
13 Princeton 3-2 348 10
14 Wake Forest 4-3 299 11
15 Iowa 6-2 270 16
16 Virginia 4-4 239 14
17 Old Dominion 4-3 237 13
18 Stanford 2-4 112 19
19 Maine 6-2 103 20
20 Albany 4-3 99 17